Investment company operating in the fashion, luxury and retail industry, providing business support and acceleration consulting services to startups and companies, especially in relation to digital technology innovation. In 2018 Fashion Technology Accelerator has been chosen by Hatcher+ as their global partner to invest in fashion technology startups.
LVenture is a Venture Capital firm that invests in digital start-ups, fastening their process of prototype development to the market: through its accelerator LUISS EnLabs, it launches 2 calls per year for its 5 months program. Moreover, LVenture provides seed and micro-seed investments, open innovation projects with both start-ups and corporates. It is addressed to disruptive digital start-ups, focusing especially to specific fields as design & fashion or health & beauty. At date, it has a portfolio of 70 start-ups with €120k average investment.
Accelerator of LVenture Group, it launches 2 yearly calls for its 5-months acceleration program dedicated to disruptive start-ups, providing them with seed funds up to 160,000 €, facilities, events access and advisory for fundraising and networking.
International acceleration program founded in 2010 in Copenhagen, aimed at supporting early-stage tech founders to rapidly scale their companies by providing direct access to an international network of mentors, partners, and investors. Each program focuses on an industry: the one set in Milano is related to FashionTech.
Le Village is the innovation hub of Credit Agricole, that offers to selected start-ups co-working spaces and support related to business model definition, fundraising and internationalization.
Le Village hosts start-ups active in specific thematic fields, such as fashion, furniture and design, fintech, future mobility, pharma and sustainability.
UniCredit Bank offers the acceleration program “Start Lab” to innovative start-ups selected among 4 sectors: innovative Made in Italy (which includes fashion&design, agrifood, nanotechnologies, robotics, tourism), digital, clean tech and life sciences.
The program is characterized by one-to-one evaluation meetings, mentoring, networking and training by the yearly Startup Academy; the winners are awarded with cash prizes and financial advisory.
New home of technological and digital innovation by IBM, gathering private companies, local associations, institutions, universities, research centers, designers, students, on topics as Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, cloud, IoT e security.
It is the new business acceleration program of IULM University, dedicated to students with innovative ideas. After attending the annual course in Lean Startup & Open Innovation, students can submit their high-potential business ideas to the Call for Ideas. Those selected will attend a training course on business, marketing and fundraising and will be supported through the whole process to prototype, with one-to-one sessions and pitch marathons.
Cariplo Factory is an innovation hub based in Milano, offering to high-potential start-ups experiential training courses, entrepreneurial mentoring programs, open innovation projects, Venture Capital investment.
Incubator powered by the Municipality of Milano, it offers incubation services to start-ups with social innovative impact through public calls, helping them to develop projects with positive effects on the City and its community.
Impact Hub Milano is part of the international network with more than 100 offices around the world, at first focused on co-working spaces and community building; nowadays it has enriched its array of services, including incubation programs and impact investing for start-ups.
InnoVits offers different programs in order to support entrepreneurship and professional growth of startuppers. The acceleration program started in 2010 and it is based on the collaboration of a strong community of professionals active in various sectors, from industry to design. Projects applied to the Calls for Ideas launched by InnoVits are then evaluated by its community and start the acceleration program with the support of a dedicated mentor.
First incubator and accelerator in Italy focused on start-ups with high social, environmental or cultural impact. It offers tailor-made support within specific sectors, such as social welfare services, housing and living, 2.0 manufacturing, arts and culture, circular economy, agriculture and environment, sustainable finance, education and training.
PoliHub is the incubator of Politecnico di Milano and is one of the world top-5 university business incubators: 185 start-ups incubated in 2019 with €40 mln turnover and €20 mln funding. It selects innovative business ideas and projects and then offers an intense business empowerment program, supporting the whole process from the definition of the business model to the research of funds and the scaling-up.
Talent Garden is a combination of a coworking campus, industry-driven community and an educational institute that offers different kinds of courses for individuals, companies or SMEs, and provides them with innovation programs encouraging digital transformation.